News

The News Archive contains summaries of news stories about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Laptop Checkout Service Now at the Arts Library

The Library's laptop checkout service has been expanded. Laptops are now available for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.

What is Open Access and Why is the World Bank's Open Access Policy So Significant?

Effective July 1, the World bank will be adopting an Open Access Policy. "What the World Bank's Open Access Policy Means for Development" is a liveblog and webcast scheduled for Monday May 21, from 9:30-11am PST.

Stanley K. Sheinbaum Collection Now Available for Research

The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

eScholarship Book Publishing Solutions Webinar May 3, 2pm, Library Room 1575

The California Digital Library has established a relationship with Lulu.com to provide print and e-book distribution services for University of California research units. Find out more about it at the Webinar.

MIL Head to Discuss Chinese Research

Jon Jablonski, head of MIL since 2010, will present results of research conducted in Wuhan China on May 8.

Studying Urban Change: the LA Riots 20 years later

The Map & Imagery Lab has in its collection a series of photographs taken immediately after the Los Angeles Riots of 1992.

Launch of the Directory of Open Access Books

OAPEN has recently launched the Directory of Open Access Books. Read the article for more information.

UC Open Access Policy To Be Debated

In the Spring of 2012, the faculty of the University of California will be discussing an Open Access policy for the university. Read more to learn more about this important discussion.

Have you filed your 1040s yet?

Working on your taxes? Need a form? The library has tax forms and instructions in our Government Information Center.